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What is the mental disorder that makes you want to be right all the time?

What is the mental disorder that makes you want to be right all the time?

Personality disorder: There is no specific mental health diagnosis (like depression, schizophrenia, or obsessive-compulsive disorder) that makes you want to be right all the time. This kind of habit more reflects what are called personality disorders--which can include conditions like narcissism, sociopathy, etc. There are also negative personality traits like arrogance, aggressiveness, overconfidence, etc. That does. ...Read more

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Mental Disorder (Definition)

A mental disorder is psychological condition or set of behaviors that either causes the individual emotional distress and/or results in impairment in various ...Read more


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If you are manic how do you know which is the right decision? Sometimes the worst decision is the most appealing gut feeling-wise

If you are manic how do you know which is the right decision? Sometimes the worst decision is the most appealing gut feeling-wise

Double check: If you are manic you should be under a doctor's care to manage your mania. If you are not sure about a decision, run it by someone you trust and who has your best interest at heart and then ACCEPT the answer no matter what your gut tells you. Mania impairs your judgement to such a degree that you cannot make good decisions. Please see a doctor and discuss this. ...Read more

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What exactly is the process of treatment if you're in an accident that leads to you to lose your memory?

What exactly is the process of treatment if you're in an accident that leads to you to lose your memory?

?head trauma: Trauma could cause a brain injury, tbi, and/or post-traumatic stress, ptsd, and this needs evaluation. Would suggest psychologist or psychiatrist or neurologist to initiate screening, and possible neuro-psychological testing to define. Therapy is based on the diagnosis and specific limitations. Good luck. ...Read more

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What is the difference between phsycosis and anxiety when someone is going through high stress and problems? Is it the way you react to the issue or cannot get it out of your mind? Are they similar?

What is the difference between phsycosis and anxiety when someone is going through high stress and problems? Is it the way you react to the issue or cannot get it out of your mind? Are they similar?

Hello. : Hello. Psychosis is loss of touch with reality. Anxiety is feeling on edge with many other symptoms if it is an actual disorder. Obsessive thoughts can be prominent in two different types of anxiety disorders: 1. Post traumatic stress disorder and 2. Obsessive compulsive disorder. However, being unable to get things out of your mind can occur for most then just these two reasons. If you are feeling anxious and stressed, you might consider seeing a psychologist or a psychiatrist to get a little help. Take care. ...Read more

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What to think when the pyschologist tells you that you are just running away from the situations and they will be worse later, is the therapist fed up?

What to think when the pyschologist tells you that you are just running away from the situations and they will be worse later, is the therapist fed up?

I have no way of : Knowing. Your therapist definitely had a reason to make the comment. If you question the underlying motive then should ask your therapist at the next session what was meant. ...Read more

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What is the best way to accept the fact that I am autistic?

What is the best way to accept the fact that I am autistic?

Seeking knowledge : There are many available resources that help the person himself and his family and loved ones have a better understanding of this biological disorder. With that comes involvement in therapy which also helps with some of the symptoms of autism. Several websites and centers such as www.Autismspeaks.Org, www.Autism.Com and may others that are very helpful. Feel better and good luck. ...Read more

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Please help! what is the technical term when you want to have part of your breast removed?

Please help! what is the technical term when you want to have part of your breast removed?

A quadrantectomy: Removes one quadrant of the breast. A lumpectomy removes a mass on the breast. Are you asking about a surgical treatment or plastic surgery? Breast reduction? ...Read more

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We are sad to see what is happening to the greatest generation. What is the cruelist dementia to have?

We are sad to see what is happening to the greatest generation. What is the cruelist dementia to have?

Any dementia!!: Gradually or even quickly loosing parts of your memory is devastating to the patient, the family and the caregivers. ...Read more

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How long does it take to become an anesthesiologist? That is my dream career but I want to know what can be the most difficult part of that job.

How long does it take to become an anesthesiologist? That is my dream career but I want to know what can be the most difficult part of that job.

Not an easy one: You will need to complete medical school (4 years) and then be accepted in residency. This is another 4 years, at least. Plus you may add years that you will spend doing your undergraduate education (another 4 years) getting all the credits necessary before entering medical school. ...Read more

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Could you tell me what is the name for the mental disorder where a person feels the need to be "in power"?

Controlling persons: Not enough info to be accurate but usually Narcistic Personalities as well as Sociopathic Personalities as well as those with OCD can have as their symptom constellation controlling/need to be 'in power.' It is also important to distinguish whether the 'power' is coming thru manipulation or domination/force and intimidation. ...Read more

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What to do if I have schizophrenia. Is it commonplace to feel someone from the other side is doing things to me?

What to do if I have schizophrenia. Is it commonplace to feel someone from the other side is doing things to me?

Please ensure: That you see your psychiatrist regularly and take your medications as directed. Some times people with schizophrenia do have safety concerns and mistrust for others. ...Read more

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Do you see the world differently with a brain injury like your in one of your dreams it doesn't all feel real to you? Is this a permanent thing?

Do you see the world differently with a brain injury like your in one of your dreams it doesn't all feel real to you? Is this a permanent thing?

Depends: Symptom of feeling "foggy" often occurs with concussions. If you have been diagnosed with concussion then yes, your symptom could be associated. ...Read more

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Is it possible to forget someone through hypnosis? If so what are the pros and cons?

Is it possible to forget someone through hypnosis? If so what are the pros and cons?

Yes and no: In my experience it's easier to reduce/eliminate/"forget" the effect a person has on you rather than eliminate the person from your memory. If a person was in your life, they had some good effects too, and it's important to acknowledge that, while at the same time altering how they affected you. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms that you might experience when it is time to change eyeglasses ?

What are the symptoms that you might experience when it is time to change eyeglasses ?

Blur of vision: Be aware of the quality of vision you got when the eyeglasses were new. If that has changed and the vision now is difficult or frankly blurred, then you may need to improve your eyeglasses. Check with your ophthalmologist. ...Read more

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So in case i decide the time is right.. Whats a condom brand that is latex free? And what can I do to be more relaxed when it happens? Any.Advice?

So in case i decide the time is right.. Whats a condom brand that is latex free? And what can I do to be more relaxed when it happens? Any.Advice?

Inappropriate: First, I am sorry to tell you that we do not do any product endorsement here on health tap. And second, one does not go to the doctor to ask about condoms. I would ask the druggist or the person selling condoms what products are available and what the differences are. ...Read more

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How to know when depression is valid of its just life occurences which everyone deals with. When to know to just accept or something else is wrong ?

How to know when depression is valid of its just life occurences which everyone deals with.  When to know to just accept or something else  is wrong ?

Depression can be a: Mood or it can become more serious as a disorder which impacts function in a # of areas of life. Depression sx’s can include feeling sad, irritable or angry; v in sex drive ; energy or motivation levels. One may socially isolate or stop involvement in normal activities. Sleep, appetite ; weight may ^ or v. Concentration, memory ; self esteem may v with an absence of joy, feelings of helplessness. ...Read more

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If you had a mental illness that pushes you to stalk people in order to imitate them, what type of measures would it take to "get better"?

Evaluation: It is difficult to give an opinion on such a presentation, it is much more helpful to you if you make an appointment with a psychiatrist and get face to face evaluation. The symptoms you describe can be associated with several disorders with different lines of treatment good luck and feel better. ...Read more